Born in Greenburgh,, New York, March 4, 1932, and raised in Kulpmont, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Anastasia Fedock Watral. She was a graduate of Kulpmont High School.
Lorraine was a homemaker her greatest joy was raising her family of five children. Loving and attentive to all their needs. She loves her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She liked all seasons of the year, especially spring and summer as she tended to her flower beds and shrubs.
She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Frackville; she was active in St Ann Church choir, a pierogie maker and spent many years helping with the church picnic.
She was involved in many community functions; she was past president of the Rev. James A Hogan, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, #2580; past president and past secretary of the former Ladies of the Elks, B.P.O E. Lodge #1533, both of Frackville
She and her husband owned and operated the former Gricoski Detective Agency; she was a Certified Polygraph Examiner and bookkeeper; she also obtained her real estate license.
Lorraine liked traveling, from camping to driving thru almost every state; she saw parts of Europe and explored the salt mines and walked part of the Great Wall of China. She had an adventurous spirit.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother Stephen Watral.
Lorraine is survived by her husband of 65 years, Albert G. Gricoski, Frackville; children; Michael and wife Donna; Helen and husband Robert; Stephen and wife Margaret; Albert L and wife Denise and David and wife Holly; grandchildren; Rev. Thomas OSB, Marie, Jeanie, DO, Lorraine,, Michael, Andrea, Stephen, Matthew, David, Rachel and Andrew; 4 great grandchildren; Selena, Tristan, Jax and Miles; a sister, Helen Mirarchi, Mt. Carmel; several nieces and nephews
A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Frackville, with Rev. Brian Miller as celebrant; for safety of family and friends there is no public visitation. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers donations in Lorraine’s name can be made the St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 7 S. Broad Mountain Ave. Frackville, PA 17931 or the charity of your choice.